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Add Cars to your Videos with Blender! (VFX Tutorial)


Blender Daily writes:

In this tutorial I give you a step by step demonstration on how to create visual effects and add CGi cars to your footage. This video covers the following topics:

00:00 Intro
00:58 Renderro Setup
04:51 Convert Footage to Image Sequence
08:57 Blender Setup & Camera Tracking
20:04 Camera Solve & Scene Setup
31:10 Import Car
34:11 Light & Reflection Setup
40:08 Shadow Catchers & View Layers
43:43 Rendering
45:37 Compositing
53:17 Animation Rendering & Image Sequence to Video File
56:37 Outro

I hope you find this tutorial to be useful!

About the Author

Nik Kottmann

I started using Blender in autumn 2018 and fell in love with this awesome open source software right away. In spring 2019 I started the Instagram page @blender.daily where I upload new Blender related tips and tricks every single day. My goal is to improve your skills and motivate you to create awesome 3d art!

1 Comment

  1. Great introduction, but without a proper HDRI to 'grab' the highlights, the renders end up rather dull.
    Especially in the chrome parts and stronger reflections.

    In this situation it might be good to render the specular and reflections separately, so you can boost them in comp.
    It will give a better end result.

    But great tutorial nonetheless! :)

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